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October Offerings

October Offerings It’s Halloween time, and they’re handing out theatrical treats on Broadway (as well as a few tricks). The Front Page at the Broadhurst Theatre The most anticipated show this fall is the revival of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s The Front Page at the Broadhurst Theatre. Co-authored by two former newspapermen, this old…

May Musicals

May Musicals Speaking of Broadway musicals, the spring season may not feature a newcomer like Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, the ground-breaking sensation that opened here last summer and just took eleven Tony Awards.  Still, there are some surprises and delights (as well as thrills and chills) to be found in wide range of new musicals and…

Acting 2.0: Doing Work That Gets Work in a High-Tech World

Acting 2.0: Doing Work That Gets Work in a High-Tech World

Anthony Abeson s actor-training is an amalgam of his work with Peter Brook, Jerzy Grotowski, Lee Strasberg, Stella Adler and Harold Clurman. Many of his students have gone on to successful careers in theatre, film and television. In his book “Acting 2.0: Doing Work that Gets Work in a High-Tech World” Mr. Abeson discusses the…

The Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2015

The Best Women’s Stage Monologues 2015

Here you will find a rich and varied selection of monologues for women from plays which were produced and/or published in the 2014-2015 theatrical season. Some are comic, some are dramatic, some short, some rather long. All represent the best in contemporary playwriting. View on Amazon

True to Archetype

True to Archetype

As a theatre arts professor, Anne Johnstonbrown uses her personal experiences when teaching character development for roles in comedy, and her clear-cut archetypal method of characterization has expedited that process for countless comedic actors.   Anne Johnstonbrown is the author of “The 10-Commandments of Theater,” a Smith and Kraus handbook for method actors.  For decades, she…

On the Aisle with Larry – September 12, 2014

Lawrence Harbison, our very own critic, brings you up to date with what’s hot and what’s not in New York. In this column, Larry reports on BAUER, RED EYE OF LOVE, THE WAYSIDE MOTOR IN, BOYS AND GIRLS and BASTARDS OF STRINDBERG. I have always felt that one of the marks of a really good…

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